veld


veld

noun

  1. the open country, bearing grass, bushes, or shrubs, or thinly forested, characteristic of parts of southern Africa.

noun

  1. elevated open grassland in Southern AfricaSee also bushveld, highveld, renosterveld Compare pampas, prairie, steppe
n.

1785, South African, from older Dutch veldt (see field (n.)).

  1. An extensive, treeless grassland of southern Africa.

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